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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

World Vision is working with government officials and local communities to offer practical help and communicate ways to curb the deadly Ebola virus as it continues to spread. A massive shipment of donated medical supplies is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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February 23, 2012

Education provides escape from street scavenging

In Cambodia, World Vision’s Social Mobilization Against Child Labor Project helps children like Socheata transition from a life of scavenging on the street to daily...

February 21, 2012

Donated medicine brings relief to children suffering from worms

In Kenya’s Rift Valley, worm infestation is a major problem, especially among children who are forced to drink contaminated water. Local health clinics whose shelves...

February 16, 2012

Children target of killings in South Sudan

Until recently, women and children have been spared from violent attacks resulting from ethnic clashes.

February 15, 2012

VIDEO: A small loan with a huge impact

International Women’s Day, coming up on March 8, is a time to reflect on the achievements and contributions of women around the world. Here’s a story that illustrates...

February 15, 2012

One hunger crisis unfolds as another subsides in Africa

The historic drought that devastated the Horn of Africa last year with widespread hunger and even famine is subsiding. But on the other side of the continent, in West...

February 14, 2012

Child labor found to be prevalent in the global economy

A new World Vision report finds that many children suffering the worst forms of child labor are producing goods for the world economy.

February 13, 2012

Children transition from labor to learning

In India, an informal “transit school” prepares children for daily school as they transition from a life of labor to learning.

February 13, 2012

Bed nets key to preventing child deaths from malaria

Malaria is one of the top killers of children under age 5. But the use of bed nets in sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to prevent 1 million child deaths.

February 8, 2012

Somalia famine ends, but hunger remains a serious threat

While news of an official end to famine in Somalia is heartening, an estimated 2 million people still face serious food shortages in the country.

February 6, 2012

Lent 2012: Relentless ACT:S of sacrifice

Check out this preview of the new Relentless Act:s of Sacrifice Lenten campaign, exploring what it means to sacrifice in our day-to-day lives. ACT:S is World Vision's...

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